The complete guide to live-in carers for care seekers.

June 3, 2020 James 0 Comments

If you’ve not heard of live-in care before or are considering hiring a live-in carer this guide should help you decide if it’s right for you and answer any questions you might have about it. We’ll cover how it works, your responsibilities, the costs, how to finance it, the three ways to find a carer

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Horses have been shown to ease symptoms of Alzheimer’s

June 2, 2020 James 0 Comments

In addition to memory loss, people with Alzheimer’s often experience personality changes. They can become depressed, withdrawn and even aggressive. In recent years, researchers have been keen to find new ways to help ease these symptoms. Some researchers have determined that spending time with horses can help ease symptoms of Alzheimer’s dementia and that interactions

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The secret to finding a house with a granny annexe for sale

June 1, 2020 James 0 Comments

A Granny Annexe, Granny Flat or Granny Cottage is a self-contained accommodation built within, attached to or on the grounds of a house that is suitable for an elderly person to live in. Lots of people want them but it’s not always easy to find houses for sale with one already built. In this article,

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37 activities for dementia patients you should try with your loved one today

May 29, 2020 James 0 Comments

Activities for dementia patients can be a struggle to find and when we care about someone with Dementia or Alzheimer’s we want to make sure they continue to feel stimulated and happy. To help, we’ve selected a list of activities for dementia patients that research shows can be beneficial for those suffering from the condition.

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Coronavirus Testing

May 21, 2020 James 0 Comments

Coronavirus testing is limited across the world, and the government are doing what they can to make the testing available to everyone. To get tested is not a long or costly task, but you will need to book in advance. Below we have answered some simple questions as well as given detailed instructions as to

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12 lockdown activities to do with isolated family members

April 9, 2020 James 0 Comments

Lockdown activities to keep everyone happy and included are hard to come by at the best of times and are even harder when you’re all stuck at home. Online activities can be frustrating. Making sure everyone knows what’s happening and when hoping no one’s internet is going to fail… It’s a difficult task, but sometimes

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Washing And Dressing Care Plan

March 4, 2020 James 0 Comments

Washing and dressing a loved one can be embarrassing and uncomfortable for both you and your loved one. That’s why a washing and dressing care plan is essential to keeping your loved one healthy, safe and comfortable with what is happening around them. If you are unsure as to how to go about it, you

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Different Types Of Support Worker

February 26, 2020 James 0 Comments

A support worker is differentiated by where they work and what they deliver. This breaks down into three distinct areas; Clinical settings, Community settings and Domestic settings, in a client’s home. Support Worker in a Domestic Setting Care Assistant Meaning Support workers in a domestic setting support all spectrums from young people to disabled adults

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The impact “No visas for low-skilled workers” will have on the Care Sector

February 20, 2020 James 1 Comments

The post-Brexit ban on visas for “Low Skilled Workers” will benefit carers already in the UK, hurt people in need of care and will force employers to adapt or die. Putting aside the argument about whether care work is a “low skilled” occupation, it is certainly “low paid”, as defined by the government. And putting

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Keeping loved ones safe from the Corona Virus – Infection Control at Home

January 30, 2020 James 1 Comments

No one likes getting sick, least of all the most vulnerable among us. The Corona Virus does seem to be highly infectious, due to it’s apparent ability to infect others before the carrier shows any symptoms, and it does seem to be relatively dangerous (with a World Health Organisation estimated fatality rate of 1-2%). So

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